This blog is authored by members of the CDD Vault community. CDD Vault is a hosted drug discovery informatics platform that securely manages both private and external biological and chemical data…Nigel R. A. Beeley, Ph.D.:
Saishree Badrinarayanan: Microbes and infections might cause Alzheimer’s disease What do Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1), Chlamydia and Syphilis have to do with Alzheimer’s disease?
The Oklahoma Medical Research opened its new Gnotobiotic Mouse Core (GMC) Facility Thursday in Oklahoma City.
The Scientist is bringing together a panel of experts who will share their research, summarize the state of the science, and discuss the next steps in developing personalized microbiome-based therapies.
by Dr. Francis Collins: The American epidemic of obesity is a major public health concern, and keeping off the extra pounds is a concern for many of us.
By Eamonn M. M. Quigley, Chief Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Houston Methodist Hospital and Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, Texas, USA.
MAYA EMMONS-BELL, PhD student in biology: You are roughly half bacteria. In terms of cell number, that is. It’s a disorienting reality to swallow,
Andreu Prados holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy & Human Nutrition and Dietetics: Previous research has shown the aging process and frailty may be associated with a perturbed gut microbiome in elderly people.
Bart’s MS Blog Berer K, Gerdes LA, Cekanaviciute E, Jia X, Xiao L, Xia Z, Liu C, Klotz L, Stauffer U, Baranzini SE, Kümpfel T, Hohlfeld R, Krishnamoorthy G, Wekerle H.Gut microbiota from multiple sclerosis patients enables spontaneous autoimmune encephalomyelitis in mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017. pii: 201711233.
In the pipeline: Derek Lowe’s commentary on drug discovery and the pharma industry. An editorially independent blog from the publishers of Science Translational Medicine. A fair amount of what you read about the human microbiome is hype. There’s no way around it.
By Philip Dubé, PhD – Part III: Best Practices for Study Design
In a recent review article, David Masopust and his coauthors from the University of Minnesota Medical School discuss the relevancy of mouse models for use in immunological studies and translatability of immune system studies using SPF mice.
From “The ZerrKing:” It Is A Platform To Get Latest News & Latest Technology, Idea And Many More: Pre-clinical study links gut microbes, immune system to a genetic disorder that can cause stroke and seizures
From Randi Lundberg, DVM, PhD: Part II: Microbiome Workshop Topics This is the second of a three-part recap of Navigating the Challenges of Studying the Microbiome in Mouse Models: Design, Execution and Utility, a sponsored workshop at the 2017 Translational Microbiome Conference.
Srimathy Sriskantharajah (BSc in Microbiology (UCL) and a PhD in environmental microbiology/ atmospheric chemistry (Royal Holloway University of London): Conducting research on Earth is challenging enough for most of us, but what if your research specialty is studying organisms in space?
From James Vitale, Marketing Program Director: Part I: Participants and Presentations This is the first of a three-part recap of Navigating the Challenges of Studying the Microbiome in Mouse Models: Design, Execution and Utility, a sponsored workshop at the 2017 Translational Microbiome Conference.
By Jennifer Sun, MD, MPH August 4, 2017: When I was an intern rotating through the emergency department, my attending assigned me a patient who had just arrived complaining of blood in his stool.
By James MacDonald. Dr. McDonald received a BS in Environmental Biology from Columbia and a PhD in Ecology and Evolution from Rutgers University, spending 4 years in Central America collecting data on fish in mangrove forests:
Texas A&M College of Medicine researcher found his passion and a way to transform medicine by studying the universe of microbes that live with us.
Daniel P. Haeusser is an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department of Canisius College in Buffalo, New York: In place of a weekly sermon this month, my church is having members give TED-style talks in their fields of expertise.